A New Theory Suggests the Universe Has Been Around Twice as Long as Believed

Galaxy NGC 6822.

Galaxy NGC 6822, neighboring the Milky Way galaxy, being studied to learn more about stars and dust in the early universe. (Image: NASA / James Webb Space Telescope)

How Giant Baby Galaxies are Shaking up our Understanding of the Early Universe

Six candidate assive galaxies.

Images of six candidate massive galaxies, seen 500-800 million years after the Big Bang. (Image: I. Labbe via NASA / ESA / CSA)

Do ‘Bouncing Universes’ Have a Beginning?

Bouncing universes have no beginning and no end.

Some cosmological models propose that the universe expands and contracts in infinite cycles, but new research finds a crucial flaw in the latest version of this theory. (Image: via Pixabay)

Hubble Makes Surprising Find in the Early Universe

The early universe.

This artist’s impression presents the early Universe. (Image: via Hubble Information Center)

Galaxy Formation Simulated Without Dark Matter

The simulated formation of galaxies without dark matter.

For the first time, researchers from Bonn University and Strasbourg University have simulated the formation of galaxies in a universe that works without dark matter. (Image: geralt via Pixabay)

Dark Matter May Be Older Than the Big Bang, Study Suggests

A full eclipse.

What exactly it is and how it came to be is a mystery, but a new Johns Hopkins University study now suggests that dark matter may have existed before the Big Bang. (Image: AlexAntropov86 via Pixabay)